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Fuel prices to go up by 5.5% from August 16 – COPEC

Prices of petroleum products are expected to see a rise beginning today, August 16 as part of the adjustments for the 2nd pricing window of August. This was revealed by the Executive Secretary for Chamber of Petroleum Consumers-Ghana (COPEC), Duncan Amoah. According to him, despite a reduction in price of crude …

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Alex Mould hints of fuel shortage as forex crunch hits banks

A former Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has hinted of fuel shortage in the country if the government does not intervene in providing foreign exchange to the banking sector immediately. Mr. Mould who was also a former Executive Director of Standard Chartered bank indicated that, banks …

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Equip COVID-19 testing labs to target Marburg – GAMLS

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) is urgently calling on government to take advantage of the perceived controlled state of the Marburg virus disease to strategically improve the capacity of some COVID-19 testing laboratories across the various zones of the country. This, according to the association, will help …

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Ghana’s economic downgrades self-inflicted – Suhuyini

The Member of Parliament for Tamale North, Alhassan Suhuyini, feels government’s posturing over recent downgrades of the Ghanaian economy by international rating agencies is disturbing. He said despite the Akufo-Addo government’s own incompetent handling of the economic situation, government’s nonchalant behaviour towards Ghana’s derailing economy must not be tolerated. While …

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‘Gari and beans’ lowers risk of belly fat, obesity

This article is a special request I received from some readers. This is a difficult article since meal preparation has many ingredients.  However, I tried every possible means to research on this significant subject. Let’s get started: Wikipedia(2021)  notes that Gari and beans are very nutritious, gari is starch-rich and …

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IGP rejects corruption tag on police

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr George Akuffo Dampare, has said that the police are building a new image for the service, and rejected the tag of being the most corrupt institution in the country. He said the service had commenced “a self-introspection exercise” to weed out bad lots …

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